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Faculty Directory

Dr. Lal K. Almas

Dr. Lal K. Almas

Regents Professor of Agricultural Business and Economics

Happy State Bank Academic and Research Building 331

806-651-2552 •  Email •  Biography

Dr. Chelsea J. Arnold

Dr. Chelsea J. Arnold

Assistant Professor of Agricultural Business and Economics

Happy State Bank Academic and Research Building 242

806-651-2293 •  Email •  Biography

Rebekah Bachman

Mrs. Rebekah Bachman

Assistant Dean of the Paul Engler College of Agriculture and Natural Sciences

Happy State Bank Academic and Research Building 262B

806-651-3570 • Email •  Biography

Dr. Emilie Baker

Dr. Emilie Baker

Assistant Professor of Animal Science

Happy State Bank Academic and Research Building 342

806-651-3586 •  Email •  Biography

Dr. Lance Baker

Dr. Lance Baker

Professor of Animal Science

Happy State Bank Academic and Research Building 337

806-651-2561 •  Email •  Biography

Dr. Craig Bednarz

Dr. Craig Bednarz

Associate Professor and Director of the Semi-arid Agricultural Systems Institute

Happy State Bank Academic and Research Building 349

806-651-2699 •  Email •  Biography

Dr. Brock Blaser

Dr. Brock Blaser

Associate Dean of the Paul Engler College of Agriculture and Natural Sciences,
Professor of Plant Science

Happy State Bank Academic and Research Building 262J

806-651-2555 • Email •  Biography

Cody Bonds

Mr. Cody Bonds

Head Rodeo Coach
Instructor

Happy State Bank Academic and Research Building 346

806-651-3491 • Email

Sidney Dunkel

Ms. Sidney Dunkel

Instructor of Animal Science

Happy State Bank Academic and Research Building 336

806-651-2546 • Email •  Biography

Paighton Gouldy

Mrs. Paighton Gouldy

Instructor & Department Student Success and Industry Coordinator

Happy State Bank Academic and Research Building 227

806-651-2655 •  Email •  Biography

Dr. Bridget Guerrero

Dr. Bridget Guerrero

Associate Professor of Agricultural Business and Economics

Happy State Bank Academic and Research Building 343

806-651-2614 •  Email •  Biography

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Mr. Cody Jones

Research Specialist of Plant, Soil, and Environmental Science

Happy State Bank Academic and Research Building 348

806-651-2694 • Email

Erin Jones

Ms. Erin Jones

Research Specialist l 

Happy State Bank Academic and Research Building 238

806-651-2658 •  Email •  Biography

Kelly Jones

Dr. Kelly Jones

Clinical Assistant Professor of Agriculture

Happy State Bank Academic and Research Building 235

806-651-2658 •  Email •  Biography

Dr. Lance Kieth

Dr. Lance Kieth

Associate Dean of the Paul Engler College of Agriculture and Natural Sciences,
Professor of Agricultural Education

Happy State Bank Academic and Research Building 262K

806-651-2556 • Email •  Biography

Dr. Ty Lawrence

Dr. Ty Lawrence

Professor of Animal Science and Director of the Beef Carcass Research Center (BCRC)

Happy State Bank Academic and Research Building 345

806-651-2560 • Email •  Biography

Dr. Landry Lockett

Dr. Landry Lockett

Instructor, Agricultural Sciences

Happy State Bank Academic and Research Building 338

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Dr. Loni Lucherk

Dr. Loni W. Lucherk

Assistant Professor of Animal Science and Meats Team Coach

Gordon W. Davis Endowed Chair in Meat Judging

Happy State Bank Academic and Research Building 244

806-651-3581 • Email •  Biography

Dr. David Lust

Dr. David Lust

Department Head & Professor of Agricultural Science

Happy State Bank Academic and Research Building 231

806-651-2551 • Email •  Biography

Dr. Guillermo Marcillo

Dr. Guillermo Marcillo

Assistant Professor of Agricultural Statistics

Happy State Bank Academic and Research Building 335

806-651-2566 • Email •  Biography

Dr. Tommy Perkins

Dr. Tommy Perkins

Associate Professor of Animal Science

Happy State Bank Academic and Research Building 245

806-651-3578 •  Email •  Biography

Dr. Christy Petry

Dr. Christy Petry-Adams

Clinical Assistant Professor of Animal Science

Happy State Bank Academic and Research Building 249

806-651-2716 • EmailBiography

Mr. Filiberto Polanco

Mr. Filiberto Polanco

Feedlot Manager

Happy State Bank Academic and Research Building

806-651-2585 •  Email 

Dr. Kevin Pond

Dr. Kevin Pond

Dean of the Paul Engler College of Agriculture and Natural Sciences

Happy State Bank Academic and Research Building 262G

806-651-4262 •  EmailBiography 

Dr. R. Dan Posey

Dr. R. Dan Posey

Clinical Professor and Texas A&M University Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences

Happy State Bank Academic and Research Building 233

806-651-4262 •  Email •  Biography

Dr. Marty B. Rhoades

Dr. Marty B. Rhoades

Associate Professor of Environmental Sciences

Happy State Bank Academic and Research Building 335

806-651-2553 •  Email •  Biography

Dr. John T. Richeson

Dr. John T. Richeson

Professor of Animal Science, Feedlot Research Group, Graduate Program Coordinator

Happy State Bank Academic and Research Building 347

806-651-2522 •  Email •  Biography

Dr. Tanner Robertson

Dr. Tanner Robertson

Associate Professor of Agricultural Media and Communication

Happy State Bank Academic and Research Building 351

806-651-2591 • Email •  Biography

"Dr. Bob" Robinson

"Dr. Bob" Robinson

Professor, Department of Agricultural Sciences

Happy State Bank Academic and Research Building 225

806-651-2558 • Email

Dr. Kendall Samuelson

Dr. Kendall Samuelson

Associate Professor of Animal Science

Happy State Bank Academic and Research Building 341

806-651-4258 •  Email •  Biography

Dr. Trent Schwartz

Dr. Trent Schwartz

Assistant Professor of Animal Science: Meat Science

Happy State Bank Academic and Research Building 352

806-651-4267 •  Email •  Biography

Lauren Selph

Ms. Lauren Selph

Instructor of Plant, Soil, and Environmental Sciences

Happy State Bank Academic and Research Building 340

806-651-3580 •  Email •  Biography

Michael Semler

Mr. Michael Semler

Livestock Judging Coach and Instructor

Happy State Bank Academic and Research Building 240

806-651-2698 •  Email 

Dr. Tim Steffens

Dr. Tim Steffens

Associate Professor of Rangeland and Resource Management

Happy State Bank Academic and Research Building 339

806-651-2781 •  Email •  Biography

Dr. Kathryn Vanderburg

Dr. Kathryn Vanderburg

Clinical Assistant Professor of Agriculture and Graduate Coordinator

Happy State Bank Academic and Research Building

806-651-XXXX •  Email •  Biography

Dr. Mallory K. Vestal

Dr. Mallory K. Vestal

Assistant Department Head,
Associate Professor of Agricultural Business and Economics

Happy State Bank Academic and Research Building 241

806-651-2718 •  Email •  Biography

Ellis R. Vidmar

Mrs. Ellis R. Vidmar

Instructor of Agricultural Media and Communication and Events Coordinator

Happy State Bank Academic and Research Building 232

806-651-4268 •  Email

Dr. Kevin Williams

Dr. Kevin Williams

Associate Professor of Agricultural Education

Happy State Bank Academic and Research Building 237

806-651-2505 •  Email

Dr. Nate Wolf

Dr. Nate Wolf

Assistant Professor of Agricultural Education and Leadership

Happy State Bank Academic and Research Building 333

806-651-3573 •  Email •  Biography

Staff Directory

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Mrs. Amy Newton

Business Administrator 

Happy State Bank Academic and Research Building 262L

806-651-2567 •  Email •  Biography

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Mrs. Darci Hess

Administrative Associate

Happy State Bank Academic and Research Building 262

806-651-2585 •  Email •  Biography

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Mrs. Lauren Ward

Administrative Associate

Happy State Bank Academic and Research Building 229

806-651-2650 •  Email

Brandon Winters

Mr. Brandon Winters

Agriculture Facilities Manager

Happy State Bank Academic and Research Building 234

806-651-3582 •  Email